Definition of artistic in English:


Syllabification: ar·tis·tic
Pronunciation: /ärˈtistik


  • 1Having or revealing natural creative skill: my lack of artistic ability
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    • You have the time and space to be creative, poetic, artistic and sensitive.
    • By dint of hard work and determination Piper used his natural artistic talent and practical skills to great effect.
    • You have an artistic imagination and the skill to express it well.
    creative, imaginative, inventive, expressive; sensitive, perceptive, discerning
    informal artsy
  • 1.1Of, relating to, or characteristic of art or artistry: a denial of artistic freedom her artistic temperament
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    • His work has proved difficult to define within the artistic milieu of Hans Holbein the elder's workshop.
    • Normally there is a close relation between art world consensus about artistic value and market value.
    • Let me conclude this topic by looking at inflation in the art market and artistic attempts to escape it.
  • 1.2Aesthetically pleasing: computer programs that produce artistic designs
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    • They were exquisite, artistic and elegant, bringing a whole new look to sarees.
    • Out has gone the traditional lawn which has been replaced by water while hedges have been replaced by artistic steel designs.
    • Speaking generally, the French designs are the most artistic and the English the most humorous.
    aesthetic, aesthetically pleasing, beautiful, attractive, fine; decorative, ornamental; tasteful, stylish, elegant, exquisite



Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/
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  • They want to express themselves artistically within a community of like-minded individuals.
  • When North and Smith separated in the late 1980s, their paths diverged artistically as well as emotionally.
  • I got known as ‘the local artist’ and I went from strength to strength, artistically.

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